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Old 04-14-09, 06:14 AM
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Wildlife

What did you see?

This morning I saw a Great Blue Heron taking off and a dead skunk. PEW!
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Old 04-14-09, 06:16 AM
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Last week I was riding home, on nearly the last street going home, all of sudden in the corner of my eye I saw this bird...thinking it was a hawk...then I realized it was a wild turkey! It ran for a bit, crossed over to the sidewalk, kept running and then took off flying again and then flew down a side street. CRAZY!!
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Old 04-14-09, 06:22 AM
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About a week ago I saw an anteater between my home and the office. A few weeks ago, a tolomuco as well.
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Old 04-14-09, 06:46 AM
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Yesterday, 20 miles. Couple squirrels, a dog, kit or grey fox puppy, couple of ducks.
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Old 04-14-09, 07:35 AM
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Lots of ducks and a rabbit this morning. I commute along the Erie canal and often see a lot of wildlife early in the morning. I've seen foxes, blue heron, geese, deer, groundhogs, and wild turkey.
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I saw a rather large bobcat on the way home last night. It was hunting its next meal at the time.
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I saw a homeless guy. They count, right?
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An animal is an animal ... hopefully he wasn't road-kill!

A BOBCAT!!!!!!!??????? Hope he wasn't hunting you - or are those mountain lions that attack people?
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Old 04-14-09, 08:17 AM
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Lots of Turkeys'. Crack O dawn turkey colors matched the woodland.
I barely noticed it in time to brake as it ran across the road like an ostrich.
Now I see them hanging around lawns and drive ways.
Can't forget three geese that flew a couple of feet over my head.
So close they looked like bombers.
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Two weeks ago I had a coyote pace me for about fifty feet while riding next to an empty field. Kinda freaked me out.
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You Texas guys are getting sized up by the food chain. Better be prepared with some kind of sharp stick, I think.
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Sunday I saw a fox for the second time in my life.

(and no, it wasn't driving an MB SL550)

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My cat, up on its hind legs, scratching on our sliding door so as to get in out of the rain. Since the thing is as large as a raccoon, with similar coloring, it about qualifies as a wild animal.

Other'n that I saw the lights on my dashboard today because I drove in. Too much of a wuss to ride in the rain. Plus, I gotta do my taxes tonight.
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Main Coon? I have 3. They are 3 years old and intimidate our deer.
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
A BOBCAT!!!!!!!??????? Hope he wasn't hunting you - or are those mountain lions that attack people?
A bobcat wouldn't attack someone unless it had rabies. They weigh maybe 20-30 pounds.
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Why would a cat attack someone that had rabies?

... sorry I couldn't resist ...
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Deer. Lots and Lots of Deer.
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bunnies up the wazzoo
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Saw a cougar early this morning. Then, after rolling out of bed, I went for a bike ride.
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I am not looking for bunnies up the wazoo.

However ... would love to see your cougar! :-)
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Canada geese -- Sometimes we are on the same schedule and route -- they cruise by, overhead, honking, on a section of my route. Love those birds.
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I was looking for a couger down in Florida...but, then I decided to get a job and moved back up here.
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I often see Coyotes, rabbits, foxes, deer, squirrels and the occasional racoon and skunks. One day I watched a falcon dive down and scoop up a rabbit.
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There was a huge red tailed hawk eating a seagull right in the middle of my path last night.
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